Mexico legal cannabis bill advances (Newsletter: November 16, 2020)

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USDA gives funds to promote hemp exports; VA leaders: legal marijuana possible in 2021; NORML pushes Biden on AG pick Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Your good deed for the day: donate to an independent publisher like Marijuana Moment and ensure that as many voters as possible have access to the most in-depth cannabis reporting out there. Support our work at https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Mexican Senate committees tentatively agreed to approve a marijuana legalization bill, with a formal vote set for Wednesday and floor action expected soon thereafter. Congressional Republicans slammed House Democratic leaders over a planned marijuana legalization vote next month. “It’s no surprise that the American people rejected House Democrats’ leadership on Election Day because it’s clear that they are more focused on catering to their radical base than actually taking steps to address the challenges that their constituents are facing. The fact that they plan to vote on legalizing marijuana instead of making a deal on COVID relief is just the latest example of that.” The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $200,000 to the National Industrial Hemp Council to promote international exports of U.S. hemp and CBD products. Virginia’s House majority leader said there’s a “good chance” the state will legalize marijuana in 2021, and the Senate majority leader puts the odds at “slightly better than 50-50.” Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) “door is not closed” on legal cannabis, his…

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